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18 Sep 2020, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
            Early in summer 2020, a white police officer in Minneapolis, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on the neck of George Floyd, a black man, for close to nine minutes. [read post]
10 Sep 2020, 9:03 am by April Rodriguez
In fact, officer Derek Chauvin, the cop who killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for over eight minutes in a video seen around the world, might evade accountability in a civil suit through qualified immunity. [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 12:29 pm by Abdullah Hasan
He had identified himself as press and was filming several police officers kneeling on a protester’s neck, Derek Chauvin-style. [read post]
30 Aug 2020, 8:13 am by John Floyd
  More recent evidence that the police serve the interest of establishment is evident in the Trump-inspired brutality the police exhibit in controlling the Black Lives Matter protests across the country in the wake of the George Floyd murder. [read post]
24 Aug 2020, 10:57 am by John Floyd
” Pig Laws replaced the Black Codes enacted after the Civil War by Southern states and were designed to keep “Black people in poverty during Reconstruction,” as reported by the Washington Post. [read post]
19 Aug 2020, 4:25 am by SHG
Bear in mind that most black people still want cops on their streets, as they are no more thrilled to be knocked on the head by a black person than anyone else. [read post]
24 Jul 2020, 9:05 pm by Jamison Chung
Advocates argue that the intersection of racism and ableism can make police encounters more dangerous for Black people with disabilities. [read post]
16 Jul 2020, 1:19 pm by Tia Sewell
Demonstrations have been fueled by fury over the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker who was killed by Louisville police in her own home. [read post]
15 Jul 2020, 1:14 pm by Matt Gluck
The suit accuses the Minneapolis police department of maintaining a “culture of systemic racism and disparate treatment of the Black community. [read post]
11 Jul 2020, 11:57 am by The Law Office of John Guidry II
Scientists once thought that, after seeing a thousand white swans, and after documenting the 142,832nd white swan–surely there are no black swans. [read post]
28 Jun 2020, 12:15 pm by John Floyd
Thus, unfortunately, because law enforcement is not always professionally trained or because they collectively see power of the badge as a shield against black fear, the country is increasingly witnessing unnecessary (and sometimes criminal) lethal responses from our white law enforcement officers against black people. [read post]
26 Jun 2020, 9:13 am by Somil Trivedi
This piece was originally published in Slate.Just one month ago, the world saw a video of Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin kneel on George Floyd’s windpipe with an eerily calm demeanor, while officers Tou Thao, J. [read post]
23 Jun 2020, 6:28 pm by Dan Goodin
As of Tuesday, Officer Derek Chauvin had not entered a plea.Read 10 remaining paragraphs | Comments [read post]
23 Jun 2020, 11:12 am by Ashoka Mukpo
., June 1, 2020.Derek BakerIn the wake of George Floyd’s death, Americans poured into the streets to voice their condemnation of police brutality against Black people. [read post]
23 Jun 2020, 6:22 am by Patrisse Cullors
George Floyd was killed under the knee of officer Derek Chauvin — we saw it ourselves. [read post]
19 Jun 2020, 3:39 am by SHG
As with charges against fired Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin a few weeks earlier, people cheered the charges, and again the upped charges, notwithstanding their dubious nature and, as reflected by the final results of the Medical Examiner’s autopsy, the serious doubt that Chauvin’s knee was the cause of death. [read post]
16 Jun 2020, 7:23 am by GGCRBHS&M
I Can’t Breath The repeal of 50-a is following major protests not only in NY but across the nation against police brutality toward black people and systematic racism and injustice. [read post]
15 Jun 2020, 4:45 pm by INFORRM
The Observer has highlighted the music industry “blacking out” services for George Floyd. [read post]
14 Jun 2020, 12:15 pm by John Floyd
The Registry found that black murder exonerees, on average, spent three years longer in prison than white exonerees. [read post]
14 Jun 2020, 3:51 am by SHG
In any given kind of encounter with the police, a Black person can be likelier to be killed than a white person even if the overall rate of deaths per encounter appears lower for Black people. [read post]